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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Apogonidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 327027 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Jaydia carinata   (Cuvier, 1828)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 327 Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Keeled Cardinalfish
Common Names List: Ocellate Cardinalfish
ocellated cardinalfish
Organism Type: a cardinalfish
Synonyms: Apogon carinatus [in most references prior to 2013]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 327933     Jaydia spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2014-08-12.
Occurrence locations [24] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 3 to 162 m.
Common/Standard Name Notes: The Standard Name for this species (Jaydia carinata, previously Apogon carinatus in Yearsley et al 2006) was originally "Ocellate Cardinalfish". However, this was also the Standard Name for Apogonichthys ocellatus (37327080). Application 234 of the Fish Names Committee successfully changed the standard name of Jaydia carinata to "Keeled Cardinalfish" (Alan Snow, pers. comm Dec 2014).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS 168260
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